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Research Fellowship - Pharmacologist/Toxicologist (OBRR)
MECHANISMS AND MODULATION OF HEMOGLOBIN TOXICITY
FDA/Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Office of Blood Research and Review
Division of Hematology
Lab of Biochemistry and Vascular Biology
A research fellowship position is available in the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Vascular Biology (LBVB), CBER/FDA at the NIH Campus, Bethesda, Maryland.
This is an NHLBI funded project which seeks to determine the mechanisms responsible for the toxicities associated with cell-free hemoglobins (Hb) and to establish biochemical and physiological strategies to prevent, limit, and/or reverse these adverse events. The candidate will be involved in the design and performance of toxicological studies on the effects of Hb in tissues/organs and whole animals. This will include systemic hemodynamic studies, isolated organ preparation studies, general toxicology, pharmacokinetics, metabolism and immunohistochemisty. The candidate selected will have a minimum of 2 years post doctoral experience in these areas of research.
This position is a post-doctoral fellowship through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).
Eligible candidates should have a MD or Pharm. D./PhD., or equivalent. Experience with pharmacology/toxicology and molecular biology is required.
The lab is located on the main campus of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, with access to its library, seminars, and many facilities.
Candidates will be offered a competitive salary depending on their experience.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, bibliography, together with list of three references by email to:
Abdu I. Alayash, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Chief, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Vascular Biology
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
NIH Bldg. 29, Rm. 112
8800 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
The Department of Health and Human Services is an equal opportunity employer with a smoke free environment.